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Law & Justice Interim Committee October Update

Posted Date: 
October 2, 2012
Contact: 
Dave Bohyer, Committee Staff

The Law and Justice Interim Committee completed its work for the 2011-12 interim on Sept. 7, after recommending 17 bills for introduction in the 2013 Legislature. The bills stem from the committee’s Senate Joint Resolution 29 study of restorative justice, its review of statutorily required advisory councils and reports, and its discussion of topics raised by members.

Law & Justice Interim Committee August Update

Posted Date: 
August 1, 2012
Contact: 
Dave Bohyer, Committee Staff

The Law and Justice Interim Committee has approved several pieces of committee legislation for introduction in the 2013 Legislature. At its meeting in late June, the committee signed off on two bills related to suicide prevention and three bills related to its Senate Joint Resolution 29 study of restorative justice.

Law & Justice Interim Committee June Update

Posted Date: 
June 4, 2012
Contact: 
Dave Bohyer, Committee Staff

At its April 19-20 meeting, the Law and Justice Interim Committee approved several preliminary bill drafts as committee bills and will continue to work on other bill drafts in June.

Law & Justice Interim Committee May Update

Posted Date: 
May 1, 2012
Contact: 
Dave Bohyer, Committee Staff

The Law and Justice Interim Committee is developing preliminary recommendations for the legislative session.

Constitutional Initiative to Secure the Rights of Adults Regarding Marijuana

Posted Date: 
November 23, 2011
Contact: 
Andrew I. Huff, Assistant Attorney General, Montana Department of Justice

AG Office Letter  |  Constitutional Initiative & Sponsor Comments

The Attorney General’s Office has received a proposed Constitutional Initiative to secure the rights of adults regarding marijuana.  The Attorney General’s Office is requesting comments on the ballot statements that will appear on the petition and the official ballot for this initiative.  Please respond with any comments you may have by Friday, December 9, 2011.  You may email your comments to ahuff@mt.gov.  Please also copy kstelling@mt.gov.

Comment Needed - HB 365, Revise Laws Regarding Involuntary Commitment

Posted Date: 
October 17, 2011
Contact: 
Sheryl Wood, swood@mtcounties.org, 406-449-4360

The Law & Justice Interim Committee is considering re-introducing HB 365 (Sponsored by Representative Mike Menahan) from the 2011 Session.  The Committee has asked us (MACo) to gather information from the MACo Members as to their comments and/or positions.